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Monday, Nov. 3
School Kits for Iraq Collections. The UW-Eau Claire Geography Club will collect and assemble school kits for children in Iraq and several other countries through Dec. 13 in Room 266 of Phillips Hall. Full story.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Progress in Library and Internet Search Engines: Capabilities and Characteristics and Dreamweaver Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Review of Continuing Education. The review originally scheduled for Nov. 3 and 4 has been postponed. Watch future issues of the University Bulletin for new scheduling information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Nov. 4
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 3 item.

Review of Continuing Education. The review originally scheduled for Nov. 3 and 4 has been postponed. Watch future issues of the University Bulletin for new scheduling information. Go to top of page

National Nontraditional Student Awareness Week Event. Faculty, staff and students are invited to celebrate National Nontraditional Student Awareness Week. Events will be held on campus through Nov. 6. Today, Chris Kirchman, University Police, will offer car seat safety information from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Potawatomi Room of Davies Center.
      
ITM Workshops. Workshops on Word: the Power of Styles and Word: Formatting a Report will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring saxophonists Branden Atherton and Andrew Lester. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System," a lighthearted introduction to astronomy aimed at children six and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. This show is presented the first Tuesday of each month during fall semester. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Nov. 5
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 3 item.

ITM Workshop. A Workshops on FrontPage Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Gear Up Open House. The university community is invited to attend an open house to learn about the Gear Up Program, which provides early college preparation and awareness services to students in low-income public school districts through tutorial centers, mentoring programs and student advocates who work with students through graduation and pre-college programs on campus. For more information, contact Marge Hebbring at hebbrima@uwec.edu or 836-5826. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Gerontology Lecture. Gloria Fennell, UW-Eau Claire department of social work; Dianne Rhein, AgeAdvantAge Area Agency on Aging; and Carolyn Johnson, Dunn County Office on Aging, will present "Caring for Elders: Choices and Challenges for Family Caregivers." Sponsored by the Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence, Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Health System, UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout. Education Room, Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Health System, Menomonie, noon to 1 p.m.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Garry Running, geography and anthropology, and collaborator Karen Havholm, geology, will present "Geoarchaeology on the Canadian Prairies: Interdisciplinary Investigations of Human-Environment Interaction." Ojibwa Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

National Nontraditional Student Awareness Week Events. A representative from the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce will speak on Young Professionals of Eau Claire from 1:30 - 2 p.m. Student Senate President Adrian Klenz will present "Surviving as a Nontrad" from 2 to 3 p.m. Both presentations will be held in the Menominee Room of Davies Center. See Nov. 4 item.

TLTDC Teaching and Learning Workshop. Jonathan Paver, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present "If You Teach It, Will They Learn? Simple Techniques to Assess Student Learning." Implementing a continuous flow of feedback from students about learning plays a key role in improving learning and modifying teaching. This workshop presents simple techniques to assess student learning using classroom assessment techniques (CATs) developed by Angelo and Cross. CATs can easily be integrated into the classroom and participants will leave the workshop with a practical strategy for implementing CATs and benefiting from student feedback. Hibbard Penthouse, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Maggie Hartzheim, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Nov. 6
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 3 item.

Flu Shot Clinic. Health Services will provide flu shots to students, faculty and staff. The fee, due at the time of the injection, is $15 for students or $20 for faculty/staff. For more information, call Health Services at 836-5360. Badger Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also Nov. 11.

WIRSA State Workshop. UW-Eau Claire will host this year’s Wisconsin Intramural Recreational Sports Association state workshop. Events begin at 10 a.m. today on upper campus and will include state and regional meetings, speakers, recreational activities and a tour of UW-Eau Claire’s recreational facilities. Also Nov. 7. Full story.

Visiting Minority Scholar/Artist Presentation. Margaret Johnson-Hodge will present "Relationships and Popular Fiction: A Black Writer's Perspective on Today's Literary Marketplace." Sponsored by the departments of English and history. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1:30 p.m.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Excel: Macros and Formulas and Excel Charting will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

National Nontraditional Student Awareness Week Event. Todd Bann, service manager for Prestige Auto in Eau Claire, will present "Car Care Basics" from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Tamarack Room of Davies Center. See Nov. 4 item.

Dialogue on Diversity Program. The Office of Multicultural Affairs will present "Chiefs," a film about overcoming adversity. The film begins at 4 p.m., followed by a discussion at 5:30 p.m. and pizza and soda at 6:15 p.m. For more information, contact Odawa White at whiteol@uwec.edu or 836-5840. Multicultural Program Center, OL 2138.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Piano Studio of Alexandre Dossin. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

"Pulp Fiction"Campus Films. "Pulp Fiction." (U.S. 1994, directed by Quentin Tarantino, 154 minutes, rated R.) This one-of-a-kind gangster film interweaves three tales, told in a circular, fractured manner, which only fully connect when the final credits roll. The first story focuses on Vincent (John Travolta) and Jules (Samuel L. Jackson), two hit men on duty for “the big boss,” Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames), whose gorgeous wife, Mia (Uma Thurman), takes a liking to Vincent. In the second, a down-and-out pugilist (Bruce Willis), who is ordered to take a fall, decides that there’s more money in doing the opposite. The final chapter follows a pair of lovers (Amanda Plummer and Tim Roth) as they prepare to hold up a diner. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Nov. 9.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. A new exhibit titled "Crossing Dimensions: Differing Views of Power and Solitude" will feature the drawings of Robert Stackhouse and the sculptures of John McQueen, showing images and vessels that project a ghost-like interplay of strength, isolation and contemplation. An opening reception for the exhibit, on display through Nov. 26, will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekends. See related item Nov. 7.

Michio KakuThe Forum. Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku will take his forum audience on a tour through the scientific world of tomorrow during his presentation titled “The World in 2020: Computers, Robots, DNA, Energy and Environment.” Michio Kaku explains the most fascinating and complex ideas in science today, in ways that are elegant and easy to understand, much like the late Carl Sagan. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Kaku’s appearance was rescheduled from Nov. 3; tickets bearing that date will be honored at the door on Nov. 6. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m.

The ParagraphsUAC Cabin. Featuring The Paragraphs, Milwaukee's premiere found-text pop band. Deriving their lyrics from published texts, The Paragraphs dip into an age-old tradition of story-telling through musical performance. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Nov. 8. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Nov. 7
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 3 item.

First Fridays Colloquium. Lois Taft, nursing systems, an expert in quality of life issues for the elderly, will present “Oral History Project: Memories of World War II.” A free continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m. in the Memorial Lounge at Christ Church Cathedral, Eau Claire. Full story.

Artist Lecture. John McQueen will present a lecture to coincide with the Foster Gallery exhibit, "Crossing Dimensions: Differing Views of Power and Solitude," noted in the Nov. 6 item. Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, 10 a.m.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Word Basics and Using PowerPoint Interactively in Your Classroom II: Building on the Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Little Niagara Inn Lunch Special. Little Niagara features soup and bread bowls for $1.99 each Friday. Little Niagara Inn is open 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. Complete menus and other Dining Services information may be viewed online.

Campus Films. "Pulp Fiction." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 6 item.

Women's Hockey. St. Olaf College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Also Nov. 8.

University Theatre for Young Audiences. Featuring "Cinderella in Many Lands." Adapted by Jack and Cheryl Starr, directed by Cheryl Starr. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $3 for the public or $2 for those 17 and younger. Riverside Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Also Nov. 8.

UAC Cabin. Featuring The Paragraphs. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Nov. 8. See Nov. 6 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, Nov. 8
Mega Mall Excursion. UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students are invited to join University Recreation's annual trip to the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. A bus will leave Towers Hall at 8 a.m. and return to campus around 5 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Those interested should register and pay in advance at the University Recreation office in Hilltop Center. For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at schuetlm@uwec.edu or 836-2176.

Admissions Saturday Spotlight. Campus visit for prospective students. Davies Theatre, Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Women's Swimming. Moorhead State University at McPhee, noon.

Football. UW-Stout at Carson Park, 1 p.m.

University Theatre for Young Audiences. Featuring "Cinderella in Many Lands." Adapted by Jack and Cheryl Starr, directed by Cheryl Starr. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $3 for the public or $2 for those 17 and younger. Riverside Theatre, 1:30 p.m.

Women's Hockey. St. Olaf College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Pulp Fiction." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 6 item.

Joint Concert. Featuring Wind Symphony, directed by R. Mark Heidel; Symphony Band, directed by Phil Ostrander; and the Indianhead Honors Band, directed by Heidel. Tickets are $4 at the Service Center. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7 p.m. Full story.

UAC Cabin. Featuring The Paragraphs. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See Nov. 6 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Nov. 9
Women's Concert Chorale Concert. Directed by Alan Rieck, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $4.75 for the public; $3.75 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $1.25 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. Full story.

Symphony Orchestra Concert. Directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the group will perform works by Dvorak and Berlioz. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public, $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. "Pulp Fiction." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 6 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Nov. 10
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 3 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 6 item.

Student Recital. Featuring Andrei Strizek, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Justin Lundberg, tenor, and Brynn Llewellyn, soprano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 10 • Tenth Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 3, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: October 31, 2003

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